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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.2L FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 3.2L 16 24 $36,383 $38,705
4-Door Sedan AWD 3.0L Turbo 16 24 $39,522 $42,045
4-Door Sedan AWD 4.4L 15 23 $45,765 $49,210
4-Door Sedan Luxury 3.5L RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD Luxury 3.5L 17 24 $47,616 $51,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC Luxury 3.5L 16 22 $49,011 $52,700
4-Door Sedan RWD Sport 3.5L 17 24 $47,616 $51,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC Sport 3.5L 16 22 $49,011 $52,700
4-Door Sedan BlueTec RWD 42 State 3.0L 23 32 $48,546 $52,200
4-Door Sedan RWD Sport 5.5L 15 22 $55,521 $59,700
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC Sport 5.5L 13 19 $56,916 $61,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 6.3L AMG 12 19 $79,329 $85,300
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.5L 16 21 $52,034 $55,950
4-Door Wagon RWD 6.3L AMG 12 18 $80,026 $86,050
4-Door Sedan BlueTec RWD California 3.0L 23 32 $48,546 $52,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,383
$47,616
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,705
$51,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$645 / month
$853 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Volvo S80 is one of the safety luxury sedans on the planet, and in V-8 form it’s an enthusiastic performer. If you appreciate luxury and complex engineering solutions, then you'll love the 2008 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 97.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.0 191.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.8 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 111.6 112.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Vehicle-Speed-Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17 P245/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R17 P245/45R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3307 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3307 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3825 3740
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.2L/195 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 6200 268 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System - TBD - SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 3200 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Trans Type 6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again Geartronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic, Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo S80 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Arm Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut 4-Link
 
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